"There are now several Linux mp3 players to choose from, one of
the more popular being XMMS, the X Multimedia System. One of its
strengths is that it allows you to extend its functionality by
using plugins. The plugin control panel can be opened from the
menu: -> options -> preferences, or by Control P. There are
several categories of plugins:
Audio input/output- enables you to use different input and
output devices and options.
Effects- alter the tonal qualities of the sound.
Visualization- provides visual feedback and effects.
Misc. & General- Other bits that don't fit into the
Skins- allow you to customize the appearance of XMMS."
"Plugins must be enabled before you can use them. To enable a
plugin we first select it from the list, and if needed configure
it, and click on enable plugin."
"Firstly, let's look the plugins that should have come with